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Built-in microphone
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
Multi channel
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.2
5.0
5.0
4.0
5.0
4.0
5.0
4.2
5.0
5.0
4.2
Ethernet connection (RJ45)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Mobile broadband (WWAN)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
NFC
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard (IEEE 802.11)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Adaptiv synk-teknik
Platform
Mac
Mac
Mac
Mac
PC
PC
Mac
PC
PC
PC
PC
DisplayPort
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Type of DisplayPort connector
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Mini
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
HDMI
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Other connectors
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Thunderbolt
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Thunderbolt version
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 2
Thunderbolt 3
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (total)
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
USB version
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps), USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
Colour
Silver, Grey
Silver, Grey, Gold
Silver, Grey
Black, Silver, Grey
Black, Grey
Grey
Silver, Grey
Silver
Silver, Blue, Grey
Black, Silver, Blue, Grey
Silver
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
212.4 mm
212.4 mm
212.4 mm
227 mm
222 mm
226.5 mm
212.4 mm
228 mm
223 mm
223 mm
199 mm
Height
14.9 mm
16.1 mm
14.9 mm
17 mm
17.9 mm
17.6 mm
14.9 mm
17.95 mm
14.51 mm
14.51 mm
16.9 mm
Width
304.1 mm
304.1 mm
304.1 mm
325 mm
324 mm
326.4 mm
304.1 mm
323 mm
308 mm
308 mm
319 mm
Product weight
1.37 kg
1.29 kg
1.37 kg
1.35 kg
1.6 kg
1.3 kg
1.37 kg
1.5 kg
1.25 kg
1.25 kg
1.33 kg
Aspect ratio
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
3:2
3:2
16:9 (Widescreen)
Display technology
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
Backlight
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
Panel type
IPS
IPS
IPS
TN
IPS
TN
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
Refresh rate
60Hz
120Hz
60Hz
60Hz
60Hz
Screen resolution
2560x1600
2560x1600
2560x1600
1440x900
1920x1080
1366x768
2560x1600
1920x1080
2256x1504
2256x1504
1920x1080
Screen size
13.3 inches
13.3 inches
13.3 inches
13.3 inches
14 inches
14 inches
13.3 inches
14 inches
13.5 inches
13.5 inches
14 inches
Screen surface
Glossy
Glossy
Glossy
Matte
Matte
Glossy
Glossy
Glossy
Swivel screen
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Touchscreen
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Touchscreen features
Multi touch, Active Digitizer (support for stylus pen)
Multi touch, Active Digitizer (support for stylus pen)
Eco labels
EnergyStar, EPEAT
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
EnergyStar, EPEAT
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
Built-in camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Features
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD)
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD), Display Touchpad
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD)
Fanless design
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD), Display Touchpad
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard, Display Touchpad
Numeric keyboard
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Security
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Face scanner
Face scanner
Suitable for gaming
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Dedicated graphics memory
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Graphics memory
4 GB
Type of graphics memory
GDDR6
Graphics processor
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
Intel HD Graphics 6000
GeForce GTX 1650
Intel UHD Graphics 600
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
Radeon RX Vega 8
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
Radeon RX Vega 10
Switchable graphics
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Material (body/chassis)
Aluminium
Aluminium
Aluminium
Aluminium, Plastic, Magnesium
Aluminium
Aluminium
Aluminium
Aluminium
Free memory slots
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Maximum amount of memory
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
24 GB
4 GB
16 GB
12 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
Memory slot
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard & SO-DIMM
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard & SO-DIMM
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Number of memory slots
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
RAM size
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
16 GB
4 GB
16 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
Type of memory
DDR3
DDR4X
DDR3
DDR3
DDR4
DDR3
DDR4X
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
Release year
2017
2020
2020
2017
2020
2018
2020
2019
2019
2019
2019
Pointing stick
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Max battery life
10 h
12 h
10 h
12 h
10.7 h
14 h
10 h
10 h
11.5 h
11.5 h
12 h
Number of battery cells
4 ​
3 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
3 ​
Processor core type
2 (Dual) Core
2 (Dual) Core
4 (Quad) Core
2 (Dual) Core
8 (Octa) Core
2 (Dual) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
Processor model
Intel Core i5 7360U
Intel Core i3 1000NG4
Intel Core i5 8257U
Intel Core i5 5350U
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
Intel Celeron N4000
Intel Core i5 1038NG7
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
Intel Core i5 1035G7
Intel Core i5 1035G7
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
Processor speed
2.3 GHz
1.1 GHz
1.4 GHz
1.8 GHz
2.9 GHz
1.1 GHz
2 GHz
2.1 GHz
1.2 GHz
1.2 GHz
2.3 GHz
32/64-bit OS
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
Operating system
Mac OS
Mac OS
Mac OS
Mac OS
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 S
Mac OS
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Flash/SSD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Flash/SSD size
128 GB
256 GB
256 GB
128 GB
512 GB
64 GB
512 GB
512 GB
128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
Type
SSD
SSD
SSD
SSD
SSD
eMMC
SSD
SSD
SSD
SSD
SSD
Number of SSDs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Hard drive (mechanical/hybrid)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Memory card reader
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Type of memory card
Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC
microSDHC, microSD, microSDXC
Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC
microSDHC, microSD, microSDXC
Optical drive
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No